Archive for 2017

Assad cracks down on loyalist militias in Aleppo

Farewell to Ibrahim “Abe” Soliman: A Syrian-American Who Worked for Peace between Syria and Israel – By Geoffrey Aronson

Nationalism Between Europe and The Middle East – By Sam Farah

The SSNP’s Military: The Eagles of the Whirlwind & Their Emblem – By Jesse McDonald

The End of the PKK in Sinjar? How the Hashd al-Sha’bi Can Help Resolve the Yazidi Genocide

China, the U.S, and the Future of the Middle East – By Sam Farah

Reconciliations: The Case of al-Sanamayn in North Deraa

Revisiting the Malki Affair – By Christopher Solomon

Paradise Lost: The Rise and Fall of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi by Tam Hussein

Katibat Dir’ al-Watan: New Sub-Unit of the Fifth Legion

Russia’s Escalation in Syria: Making It Tougher to Fight ISIS? – By Nicholas A. Heras

Century Foundation Roundtable on Syria

Revenge Being Meted Out on ISIS linked Sunni Tribes of Iraq – FrontLine “Iraq Uncovered”

Why the U.S. Should Team Up with the Kurds & Not Turkey to Take Raqqa and Destroy the Islamic State

Three Points Regarding Syrian Refugees and President Trump’s Travel Ban – By Sam Farah

Liwa al-Mukhtar al-Thiqfi: Syrian IRGC Militia

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham and Civil Society in Jabal al-Summaq

Akram al-Hawrani: Syria’s Left-Wing Populist and the United Arab Republic – By Christopher Solomon

Further Response to Roy Gutman: Balancing the Picture

Yes, Syrian Kurds Have Committed War Crimes – Roy Gutman Responds to Aymenn Tamimi

A Response to Roy Gutman’s “Have the Syrian Kurds Committed War Crimes?”

The rise and fall of a CIA-backed rebel commander in Syria – by @ErikaSolomon

The KRG’s Relationship with the Yazidi Minority and the Future of the Yazidis in Shingal (Sinjar)

A Post-National Framework for Peace and Stability in the Middle East – by Sam Farah

The Arabs at War in Afghanistan: From the Cradle of the Jalalabad School of Jihad to Syria and Iraq

Liwa Al-Jabal: A New Loyalist Militia Unity Initiative In Suwayda’

Quwat Dir’ Al-Qalamoun: Shifting Militia Links

America’s Failure – and Russia and Iran’s Success – in Syria’s Cataclysmic Civil War – By Joshua Landis

Local Loyalist Militias of Suwayda’: Katibat Jalamid Urman (Dir’ al-Jabal)